AltGen United Kingdom
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    15 May 2024
    252 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Renewable Energy
    Job Location Postal Code
    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Lebohang Nkupane



    We’re looking for an O&M Engineer with experience in the wind industry to build, implement, and manage O&M strategies and frameworks. If you are the middle-man ready to start moving up the O&M food chain, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

    With over 1GW of renewable energy projects currently in operation, our client is one of the biggest start-ups in the South African energy game.

    This role is brand-spanking new and the resources that you will have at your fingertips are abundant. With several projects in pipeline, our client is additionally on the cusp of entering the battery storage market.

    They are looking for an engineer with a highly strategic mindset and a particular affinity for managing multiple WIND plants at a time. Your experience with asset management and Annual Operating Plans has made you an expert in maturity alignment, the efficient scheduling of the logistics of spares or new plants, and scheduled preventative and corrective maintenance planning. Highly organised, your administrative capabilities are exceptional.

    If you are the kind of person that can see the big picture before everyone else, apply now!

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    Education Requirements

    • BTech or National Diploma in engineering

    Experience Requirements

    • 3+ years of experience as an O&M Engineer in the renewable energy industry
    • Experience in plant operations and maintenance
    • Ability to manage more than one wind energy farm
    • Technical understanding of major plant equipment, systems and processes
    • Knowledge OHS act and wind farm systems
    • Resilience to frustrating and complex issues


    • Renewables AM/O&M Best Practices: Developing and implementing best practices for asset management and operations & maintenance (O&M) specific to renewable energy projects
    • Asset Management Maturity Alignment & Support: Ensuring that asset management practices across the portfolio are aligned with established maturity levels and providing support to improve maturity where necessary
    • Standardised Business Processes and Tools: Developing and implementing standardised business processes and tools for O&M and supply chain across the portfolio
    • AM/O&M Systems Development and Operations: Managing the development, implementation, and operation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) for O&M and logistics
    • Maintenance and Materials Management: Overseeing maintenance planning, equipment tree development, work planning & control, equipment lifecycle management, critical spares identification, and stores setup
    • Interface Management: Acting as a key interface between the plant and Siemens for portfolio management of maintenance activities
    • Logistics Coordination: Central coordination of logistics activities related to asset management and O&M
    • Systems Implementations/Maintenance: Leading the implementation and ongoing maintenance of AM/O&M systems, including master data development, data migration, localization, training, and support
    • Supply Chain - O&M Logistics: Managing parts master data, stock take processes, inventory and rotable management, material requirements planning (MRP), and providing first-line support for ERP/CMMS and business processes
    • Supply Chain - O&M Procurement: Managing supplier/vendor relationships, foreign imports/exports, requests for quotation (RFQ), supplier selection, reporting, analysis, training, and coaching


    • Proficient with IT systems such as SAP and Oracle
    • Proficient in ERP/CMMS systems and MS Office suite
    • Meticulous and results-orientated work ethic
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Analytical approach to problem solving

    Who Is AltGen?

    We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

    With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.

    Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.

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